: Engine cranks but then dies

01-07-09, 09:29 PM
Hey everyone, i have a 2001 cadillac catera and it cranks and runs for about a second then shuts off...anyone know whats wrong with it???

01-13-09, 01:04 PM
Is there a name on the back on the trunk lid? Dose it say catera? If so try changing it... Haha sorry man. Good luck tho. More detail so we can try and help ya out.

01-13-09, 10:18 PM
did this start suddenly, ever work properly, anything to spark the issue?

01-14-09, 12:59 AM
A good starting point - see if there are any DTC codes. You can get them read for free at some auto stores, or you can buy a OBDII reader inexpensively.

01-14-09, 11:54 AM
Crank position sensor